The Mental Health Association GC has developed programs to educate students, parents, and administrators on techniques to combat bullying. This program was written in conjunction with leading clinicians and consists of educational sessions, online resources and marketing materials to help spread our message of hope. Recent data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that over 2.7 million students are bullied each year. One in 7 students (grades K-12) have either been a victim of bullying, or a bully themselves. Here are more statistics that may be a shock...
Over 56 percent of all students have witnessed a bullying crime take place while at school. A reported 15 percent of all students who don't show up for school report it is due to fear of being bullied while at school. There are about 71 percent of students that report bullying as an on-going problem. Approximately 1 in every 10 students drops out or changes schools because of repeated bullying. In case you think it's just kids being kids and that it's only isolated, here are some more U.S.
Since 1957, Mental Health Association GC (MHAGC) has been providing
MHAGC is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit charity. We are an advocate for the social and emotional health of children and families, providing practical tools and educational training for the identification, prevention, and referral of mental health services.
Our cornerstone program is the Learning2Live™ (L2L™) program. It offers a "10 days in 10 weeks" curriculum designed to educate health professionals, law enforcement officers, teachers, counselors, school staff, parents and students about 13 mental health disorders common in adolescents including suicide, depression, self-mutilation, anxiety and eating disorders.